Rush Limbaugh, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Rush Limbaugh

American radio talk show host, commentator, author, and television personality

Date of Birth: 12-Jan-1951

Place of Birth: Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States

Profession: writer, journalist, radio personality, children's writer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Rush Limbaugh

  • Rush Hudson Limbaugh III ( LIM-baw; born January 12, 1951) is an American radio personality, conservative political commentator, author, and former television show host.
  • He is best known as the host of his longtime radio show The Rush Limbaugh Show, which entered national syndication on AM and FM radio stations in 1988.
  • The show has aired live from Limbaugh's home studio in West Palm Beach, Florida since 1996.
  • Limbaugh began his career in 1967 as a radio DJ at various stations in Pittsburgh and Missouri.
  • After a brief hiatus, Limbaugh returned to radio in 1984 at KFBK-AM in Sacramento, California, adopting a talk, political commentary, and listener phone-in format to his show.
  • In 1988, Limbaugh started at WABC-AM in New York City where he became a prominent media figure.
  • In addition to his radio show, Limbaugh hosted a national television show from 1992 to 1996.
  • He has written seven books; his first two, The Way Things Ought to Be (1992) and See, I Told You So (1993), made The New York Times Best Seller list.
  • Limbaugh is among the highest-paid radio figures.
  • In 2008, he signed an eight-year deal with Clear Channel Communications worth $400 million to continue his radio show on its network.
  • In 2018, Forbes listed his earnings at $84.5 million , up slightly from 2017 when he was ranked as the 11th highest-earning celebrity.
  • In 2015, Talkers Magazine estimated that Limbaugh's show attracted a cumulative weekly audience of 13.25 million listeners to become the most-listened-to radio show in the US.
  • Limbaugh has mentioned his audience has continued to grow to 14 million listeners each day and 27 million each week.
  • He is a critic of liberalism in the US and liberal bias in the widespread media.

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